Dubai, Aug 22, 2020: Dubai’s flagship carrier Emirates will operate repatriation flights to Bengaluru, Kochi, Delhi, Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram from August 20 until August 31. The special flights will facilitate travel for Indian citizens in the UAE wishing to return home, and for residents of UAE currently in India to return to the UAE.
The airline will operate repatriation flights to India on the following dates:
Bengaluru: August 21, 23, 25, 28, and 30
Kochi: August 20, 22, 24, 27, 29 and 31 (Flights from Kochi to Dubai will operate on August 21, 23, 25, 28, 30, and September 1.)
Delhi: Daily flights until August 31
Mumbai: Daily flights until August 31
Thiruvananthapuram: August 26 (Flights from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai will operate on August 27.
All flights will be operated with the Emirates Boeing 777-300ER and can be booked on the Emirates website or via travel agents. Passengers must meet all the entry requirements of the destination to be allowed to board the flights.
Flights from Dubai to India
Only Indian citizens stranded in the UAE will be allowed to fly from Dubai to the five Indian destinations.
Flights from India to Dubai
Flights will be available for UAE nationals and residents with prior entry approval from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs (GDFRA) for residents of Dubai and ICA approval for residents of other emirates of the UAE, and whose final destination is the UAE.